The first female Arab astronaut to go to space has arrived at the International Space Station (ISS). Rayyanah Barnawi is one of two Saudis on Axiom Space's second private mission, which took off on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the US on Sunday.
25 Nov 2022
The European Space Agency (ESA) unveiled its new class of career astronauts on Wednesday, selecting France's Sophie Adenot and four other candidates from a list of more than 22,500 applicants.
17 Oct 2022
The International Space Station represents one of the only collaborative projects between Russia and the West that hasn't been abandoned. Here's why.
8 Jan 2022
A hydroponics greenhouse in Kenya is shaping the modern agribusiness in Africa. Techpreneur Charles Oduk hopes to inspire farmers in other arid areas with his automated farm.
27 Dec 2021
For the final episode of our series on the fall of the Soviet Union 30 years ago, we take you where a significant part of the public relations war between the US and USSR took place: outer space. James André, Sylvain Rousseau and Achraf Abid have delved into the video archives, and interviewed astronauts and experts to find out how the Russian space agency has evolved over the past three decades.
27 Dec 2021
The telescope left Earth enclosed in a rocket, which blasted off from French Guiana. The revolutionary instrument could help scientists discover extraterrestrial life.
9 Nov 2021
It's an immense moment of pride for the whole team as French astronaut Thomas Pesquet and his crewmates return to Earth. The four astronauts splashed down successfully off the coast of Florida in a SpaceX capsule. It marks the end of Pesquet's six-month mission in space, where he became the first ever French astronaut to command the International Space Station. We spoke to his colleague and friend Rémi Canton, who led the mission for the CNES, the French space studies agency.
3 Nov 2021
We look at reactions to several key elections in the US. Papers in the UK and France report on the situation for migrants in Calais, five years after the dismantling of the "Jungle" migrant camp. As Madagascar faces the world's first famine caused by climate change, billionaire Elon Musk challenges the World Food Programme. We also explain why women should stop working for the rest of the year, while Norway's women's beach handball team finally gets to wear shorts!
26 Sep 2021
It’s naturally part of every human space exploration but remains taboo. Here’s what we do and don’t know about cosmic sex.
7 Aug 2021
China has opened the doors on what it bills as the world's largest planetarium, a new Shanghai facility that showcases the nation's recent extra-terrestrial exploits while notably downplaying those of space pioneers like the United States.
30 Jul 2021
Chioma Nkechika speaks to GuardianTV about how CoralPay, a payment solution, and transaction processing services company is changing the face of payment solutions and transactions in Nigeria. CorelPay offer's a broad range of market-reliable and secure proprietary technology platforms that provide a range of payment-centric services and solutions across multiple channels.
14 Jul 2021
A new German military space command center has been officially inaugurated, with the goal of protecting satellites and monitoring threats in outer space. The focus is on asteroids and space junk rather than aliens.